Crimes involving property are numerous in South Carolina

Some of the most widely charged of these crimes are:
  • Shoplifting
  • Malicious Injury to Personal Property
  • Malicious Injury to Real Property
  • Burglary
  • Arson
  • Breach of Trust
  • Trespass

A conviction of a property related crime is dangerous as a conviction can result in a prison sentence, fine, and collateral consequences. These convictions can especially harm employment opportunities as convictions of these crimes implies dishonesty on behalf of the defendant. Property crimes can be either misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the value of the property involved or the alleged actions of the defendant. When facing a property crime charge, there is too much at risk to not be represented by an attorney. Contact our local Charleston attorneys today for a free consultation.